Environmental Health and Safety Specialist II Job

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Employer
Boston Scientific
Location
Spencer County, Indiana, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 04, 2021
Closes
Jun 19, 2021
Ref
2193998286
Discipline
Permitting
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
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Purpose and Passion • Comprehensive Benefits • Life-Work Integration • Community • Career Growth

At Boston Scientific, you will find a collaborative culture driven by a passion for innovation that keeps us connected on the most essential level. With determination, imagination and a deep caring for human life, we're solving some of the most important healthcare industry challenges. Together, we're one global team committed to making a difference in people's lives around the world. This is a place where you can find a career with meaningful purpose-improving lives through your life's work.

Environment Health and Safety Specialist II

About the role:
The EH&S Specialist II supports and reinforces the importance of Environment, Health & Safety in the organization. Implements strategies, policies and practices for the overall Environment, Health & Safety program. Works with the EH&S team to integrate Environment, Health & Safety performance into plant operations. Drives continuous improvement in Environment, Health & Safety performance, while assuring comprehensive operational compliance.

Your responsibilities will include:
  • Responsible for understanding the BSC EH&S programs to ensure compliance with current and future legal, regulatory and corporate requirements.
  • Proactively identifies and promptly addresses EH&S issues which may affect operations or may provide strategic advantage to the business and provides input for management review meetings.
  • Assists with activities for assessing EH&S effectiveness in the organization, including the OSHA Total Recordable Incident Rate (TRIR), the Occupational Lost/Restricted Worktime Rate (OLTR) and ISO 14001 environmental performance goals.
  • Assists with plans to reduce worker injury and lost time rates.
  • Assists in the development of an effective Safety culture through cross-functional cooperation, communications, promotions and training including employee training on EH&S procedures, industrial hygiene activities, safety surveys, review and revision of local procedures, and serving as a member of the emergency response team.
  • Participates in the ongoing development and implementation of the Environmental Management System. (ISO 14001).
  • Responsible for assisting in emergency planning and taking an active leadership role in EH&S emergency situations. Assists in ensuring adequate evacuation and response arrangements are in place for fire, accidents and all other emergency situations.
  • Works in partnership with other Boston Scientific EH&S professionals to establish or adopt company demonstrated best practices relevant to our industry.


What we're looking for in you:

Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Occupational Health, Occupational Safety, Safety Engineering, Safety Management or related degree.
  • Minimum of 2 years' EHS experience in a manufacturing and/or industrial setting.
  • Experience building and leading teams focused on EHS culture change and continuous improvement.
  • Ability to work with cross-functional groups and manage EHS programs that impact the entire site.
  • Knowledge of injury/incident prevention programs (ergonomic, chemical safety, root cause analysis).
  • Experience conducting risk assessments.
  • Experience reporting to local, state and federal regulatory bodies (air permitting, wastewater, OSHA)
  • Experience in compiling and leading training exercises for groups of employees.

Preferred Qualification
  • DOT Hazardous Materials General Awareness (Title 49 CFR, Part 172, Subpart H) certificate.
  • Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) certificate.
  • RCRA Hazardous Waste Management (Title 40 CFR, Part 265) certificate.


About us

As a global medical technology leader for more than 35 years, our mission at Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) is to transform lives through innovative medical solutions that improve the health of patients. If you're looking to truly make a difference to people both around the world and around the corner, there's no better place to make it happen.

Requisition ID: 480846

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